Definition of hoverboard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhɒvəbɔːd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌvərbɔːrd//
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  1. 1(in science fiction stories) a short narrow board that travels above the surface of the ground, that you ride on in a standing position The hoverboard in that movie made me really, really want to be living in the year 2015.
  2. 2(in real life) a type of electric skateboard Now it's 2015 and hoverboards are really here but, sadly, they don't hover. They have wheels.